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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

My Pirate Collection

Have three of these!
In the past decade, my collection of pirates has grown, especially in the past couple years.  I just have to boast about how much I've acquired.  CD-Rs don't count 'cos anyone can make those these days.  MP3s; please!
All courtesy Boris except * from a shop or elsewhere.  Bootlegs will be on another list in future.

ABBA (1975)**
ABBA The Album (1978) (Also on Japanese LP)
Voulez-Vous** (also on UK and Mexican LPs)
Agnetha Fältskog - A (2013)

High Voltage (Australia and international**)
Powerage/Blow Up Your Video*
Highway to Hell***
For Those About to Rock*/**
'74 Jailbreak
Flick of the Switch**
Fly on the Wall (cassette* and CD)
Who Made Who?
The Razors Edge
Stiff Upper Lip
Black Ice
Live at River Plate
Greatest Hells Hits (counts as a pirate as it has official tracks in a compilation the band would never release themselves)*
Iron Man 2
No Bull
Rock or Bust/Backtracks*
Rarities (may be more of a bootleg compilation)

Ace of Base

Hunting High and Low
Scoundrel Days**
Stay on These Roads*
East of the Sun, West of the Moon*
Memorial Beach
How Can I Sleep with Your Voice in My Head?
Foot of the Mountain
(Used to have Minor Earth Major Sky until I received the EU promo, so I sold the pirate).
Morten Harket - Out of My Hands* and Brother*
Magne F - Past Perfect Future Tense


Asia (featuring John Payne)
Aria (also on US tape)
Silent Nation

Tony Banks

The Beatles
Please Please Me/The Early Beatles**/***
with the beatles**/Meet the Beatles!*** (stereo original remaster and mono 1987 mixes)
Second Album***
A Hard Days Night (remaster)**/(stereo mini-LP)/Something New*/***
Beatles No. 5*
Beatles for Sale*/Beatles '65 (stereo and mono old mixes)/(new mix)**/***
Beatles VI*** (also on US and Japanese LPs)
The Beatles (self-titled West German compilaitons)
Beatles' Greatest (Israel and Japan LP covers)**
Help! (CD Maximum)*/(remaster)**/***
Rubber Soul*/**/***
Yesterday and Today***
A Collection of Beatles Oldies*/**
Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band */**/***
Magical Mystery Tour (stereo* and mono original and stereo and mono*/** remasters)/***
The white album */**/*** (both stereo CD editions and Japanese LP w/o obi)
Yellow Submarine*/**/***
Hey Jude***
Abbey Road*** (pictured above; copy of Japanese release, copy of 2009 EU remaster*, and CD Maximum 2-in-1 w/Hey Jude [The Beatles Again]*/**/***)
Let It Be*/*** (also on original Argentina CD)
Live at the Star Club (given a general release at first though technically a bootleg)*/**/***
Live at the Hollywood Bowl (rough mix not used on 1977 LP)*/**
Anthology 1* (only one from mainland China I've found unless my copy of Let It Be... Naked is a pirate too)
1 (2000)*
The Early Tapes of the Beatles (with Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers)*/**
Mono Masters*

[Did get Ringo (1973) one year to sell online but I'm not as interested in Starrs solo stuff]

Black Sabbath
(Note: Power Sound 2001/Creative Sounds budget reissues are pretty much grey market so they don't really count here.)
Technical Ecstasy
Never Say Die!**
Heaven and Hell**
Live Evil
Headless Cross*
The Dio Years
Cross Purposes*
Heaven & Hell - The Devil You Know*
13 (2013)
The End EP
Gathered in Their Masses
The End: Live in Birmingham

Kate Bush
The Red Shoes**
Live at Hammersmith '79 (practically a bootleg but there was once an official full-length release)*

Crowded House

Def Leppard
Retro Active*
Def Leppard (2015)

Depeche Mode
Black Celebration**
Music for the Masses**
Songs of Faith and Devotion
Martin L. Gore - Counterfeit²
Playing the Angel
The Best of Depeche Mode Vol 1
Sounds of the Universe
Delta Machine

Duran Duran
Red Carpet Massacre

Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (1970)**
Pictures at an Exhibition**
Works Vol 1 and 2**
Love Beach (also on Canadian and South Korean LPs)**
Black Moon
In the Hot Seat

Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors**
Internal Exile
Sunsets on Empire
Raingods with Zippos
Fellini Days
13th Star
A Feast of Consequences

Fleetwood Mac
Buckingham Nicks (1973)*/***
Stevie Nicks - The Other Side of the Mirror

Peter Gabriel
Scratch My Back
New Blood

Dave Gahan
Paper Monsters
Angels & Ghosts (with Soulsavers)

Live (1973)*/**
Selling England by the Pound**
...and then there were three...**
Three Sides Live*/**
We Can't Dance**
Phil Collins - Going Back
Ray Wilson - Makes Me Think of Home

Gentle Giant
In a Glass House**
Free Hand**
The Missing Piece**
Giant for a Day!**

Hope You Like It
Don't Be Fooled by the Name
Save the World

Steve Hackett
Blues with a Feeling
Till We Have Faces**
Feedback '86
Genesis Files/Revisited 1*
Squackett - Life Within a Day
Genesis Revisited II: Selection

George Harrison
Living in the Material World (also on South African LP)
Dark Horse** (also on UK and Argentina LPs)
Extra Texture* (also on Barbados LP)
Thirty Three & 1/3*/**
George Harrison (1979)**
Gone Troppo**
Cloud Nine*/**
Live in Japan
Early Takes Vol 1

Ever (don't ever tell Martin Orford!)*
The Seventh House

Elton John
Empty Sky**
Tumbleweed Connection**
Madman Across the Water**
Honky Château**
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player!**
Here and There**
Victim of Love**
Rare Masters (includes Friends soundtrack**)
Peachtree Road
The Captain and the Kid
The Diving Board**
Good Morning to the Night (w/P-Nau)

King Crimson
In the Court of the Crimson King***
Larks' Tongues in Aspic* (signed by Bill Bruford without him knowing the truth!)
Starless and Bible Black

John Lennon
Sometime in New York City***
Mind Games*/**
Walls and Bridges*/**
Rock 'n' Roll**
Double Fantasy** (also on Canadian and Mexican LPs)
The US vs John Lennon

Jon and Vangelis
Short Stories**
Page of Life

Real to Reel**/Brief Encounter
Early Stages
Sounds That Can't Be Made

Brian May
Back to the Light
Another World

Paul McCartney (and Wings+)
Ram (Paul and Linda McCartney)**/***
Wild Life*/**/+/***
Red Rose Speedway*/**/+/***
Back to the Egg+**
Give My Regards to Broad Street (also on Méxicana LP)*
Снова в СССР (also on LP from there)*
Tripping the Live Fantastic!*
MTV Unplugged: The Official Bootleg*
Flaming Pie*
Driving Rain
Electric Arguments (Fireman)*
Back in the US (DVD)* (CD**)
New (regular edition)**

Freddie Mercury
Mr Bad Guy
Barcelona (with Montserrat Caballé) original edition and remaster
The Great Pretender

George Michael

Moody Blues
The Present**

Alanis Morissette
So-Called Chaos

Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds
Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds (2011)

Ozzy Osbourne
Diary of a Madman**
No More Tears
Down to Earth
Black Rain

Pink Floyd
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn**
Music from the Motion Picture More
Atom Heart Mother* (also on EU Cassette)
The Wall**
The Final Cut**
David Gilmour - Rattle That Lock and Live in Pompeii
Richard Wright - Broken China
The Australian Pink Floyd Show - Everything Under the Sun

Flash Gordon***
Live Killers*/**
Hot Space**
The Works** (also on UK LP and South Korean cassette)
A Kind of Magic**
The Miracle LP* and CD
At the Beeb*
Made in Heaven
Return of the Champions (Queen + Paul Rodgers)
On Fire: Live at the Bowl
The Cosmos Rocks (Queen + Paul Rodgers)
Deep Cuts Vol 1-2
Queen Forever
A Night at the Odeon
On Air

Trevor Rabin

A Song for All Seasons**
Azure d'Or
Camera Camera
In the Land of the Rising Sun
Grandine il Vento/Symphony of Light
de Lane Lea Studios 1973

REO Speedwagon
REO (1976)
You Can Tune a Piano, But You Can't Tuna Fish
Nine Lives
Good Trouble

Rush (1974)
(I have bootlegs of the boys too, but that's for another day and a different animal)

Indelibly Stamped**
Crisis? What Crisis?**
Breakfast in America*/**
Famous Last Words*/**
Paris (also on Japan LPs)

Nad Sylvan
Courting the Widow

Traveling Wilburys
Volume 1 & 3*

UK (1978)**
Danger Money***
Night After Night*** (All three albums on 2 CDs)

Rick Wakeman
The Six Wives of Henry VIII**/Silent Nights*
The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
No Earthly Connection**
Phantom Power*
Out There (DVD**)
The Living Tree: In Concert Vol 1 and Studio (w/Jon Anderson)

Roger Waters
The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking
Radio KAOS
In the Flesh
The Wall (2015)

John Wetton
Sinister/Welcome to Heaven*
Rock of Faith
Raised in Captivity

Yes (1969)*/**
The Yes Album (1971)**
Close to the Edge**
Tales from Topographic Oceans**
Big Generator**
Keys to Ascension Vol 1-2
The Ultimate Yes
Steve Howe - Homebrew 5
Jon Anderson - Animation*/**
Jon Anderson - Survival and Other Stories
Anderson/Stolt - Invention of Knowledge

**Also on official import from the UK, EU or Canada.
***Also on original US LP.